Calendula that is also known as marigold is a herbaceous plant in the daisy family Asteraceae, native to southwestern Asia, south Europe and the Mediterranean. The beautiful orange flower is the “herb of the Sun”, it opens the flower in the morning and closes when the sun goes down. It symbolises love and constancy being sacred flower in many cultures.
Calendula is one of the most used herb in traditional medicine both externally and internally. Its therapeutic properties are provided by the active compounds found in calendula such as plant sterols, calendic acid, polysaccharides, Linoleic(Omega-6)acid, carotenoids, flavonoids, triterpenes saponins and tocopherols. Calendula ensures antiseptic, antibacterial, antioxidant, antispasmodic, antiviral, astringent, antimicrobial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory effect.
Traditionally calendula is used to treat digestive system problems including gastritis, ulcers and stomach cramps, to reduce flu symptoms, to boost immune system and detox the body. It is also used to treat different skin issues, to keep skin beautiful and healthy. Calendula’s healing benefits for skin:
We trust healing power of calendula. Its flower extract is included in Atlantis Skincare Eye Cream with Hyaluronic Acid and Glowing Skin Toner formulations. Therapeutic benefits of calendula can be found in Atlantis Skincare Calendula Macerated Oil.